Thursday, December 12, 2013

Candy Cane Box

Can you believe that Christmas is less than 2 weeks away?  Maybe I should start shopping!  I hope Santa got my list.  What does everyone one want this year?
Well it's that time of the week we all wait for.... Thursday.  And you know what that means.  It's time for the next Dare To Be Sassy Thursday Challenge (#207 It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas (make a Christmas project)) at Sassy Studio Designs.  I decided to make something other than a card this time.

I made a Box

with the lid off

side view

back

Here's what I started with.
cake mix box and the side of a brownie mix box (lid) 
I covered the box  and lid with opaque white paper
I used toilet paper tubes for the rings 
I sliced them and wound them tighter to fit the candy cane stick
candy cane stick (3/4" dia x 9 1/2" long)
Stuff I Used:
Image-Candy Cane Sassy digital image by Sassy Studio Designs
Colored with Copics
Skin-E50, E51, E53
Lips-R32, R35
Eyes-BG15
Hair-YR02, YR68, E08
Candy cane/leggings/sleeves-R22, R24, R27, B32
Hat/dress-R30, R32, G17
Boots-G12, G17, R24, R27
Bells-Y26
DP-DCWV the Christmas Stack
Card stock-the Paper Company • Primary
Diecut-Spellbinders Classic Scallop Circle LG
Edge inking-Studio "g" pink
applied with make-up wedges
Rhinestones-Recollections
Sentiment-Computer generated

I used rubber cement to apply the white paper to the box and lid.  And to apply the green card stock and DP to the rings.  The rings are glued to the box with E-6000. (great stuff)  I popped up the image on homemade pink foam squares.  

It was fun making this project. It's always fun to make something other than a card every once in a while.  I also made this.
a paper mache ornament I painted

Now I guess it's time to get shopping.  Where did I put everyone's lists?  Oh well, I guess everyone gets underwear and socks. hahaha


Thanx for looking and please comment.


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5 comments:

Lori aka lorib117 said...

Very cool creation, Greg!

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Really neat project. Thanks for showing how you made it.

Kim Kelley said...

Love this! What a fun and creative Christmas gift! The paper mache candy cane is too cute too! HUGS

Erin Stephenson said...

Awesome!! I need to learn how to make more creative things like this!!!

Cindy Groh said...

Love her as a redhead.